Press Releases

09.23.20

Senator David Perdue On SCOTUS Vacancy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined the Guy Benson Show on Fox News Radio to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy and the Senate's path forward. Highlights: Moving Forward: "The President's responsibility is to nominate, ours is to advise and consent, so we should go ahead with this process, regardless of when the election is. As soon as we can, with due process, we're going to do the hearings. We're going to be very studious, we're going to be very careful, and we… Continue Reading


09.22.20

Senator David Perdue Fights To Prevent Democrats From Packing Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today cosponsored a proposed constitutional amendment (S.J. Res.14) that would prevent the Supreme Court of the United States from being expanded beyond the current nine justices. The Supreme Court has had nine seats since 1869. "Senate Democrats are openly threatening to radically reshape our nation's highest court. They want to pack the Supreme Court with additional activist justices who will reinterpret the Constitution to fit their radical… Continue Reading


09.21.20

Georgia Congressional Delegation Fights to Close Digital Divide

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), and 10 members of the Georgia congressional delegation sent a letter urging Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to utilize Georgia's recently completed location-level broadband maps as the federal government works to improve access to high-speed internet. The letter was led by U.S. Senator Perdue and signed by U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler and U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), T… Continue Reading


09.19.20

Senator Perdue: Opportunity Zones Working In Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with WSB-TV's Richard Elliot about the success of Opportunity Zones in Georgia. On Friday, Senator Perdue and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and held a roundtable discussion on Georgia's 260 federal Opportunity Zones. Click here or on the image below to watch. Click here to download b-roll video. Highlights: Incentivizing Investment: "… Continue Reading


09.18.20

Senator David Perdue Statement On Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer and brilliant legal mind. She grew up in a time when the idea of a woman on the Supreme Court seemed unimaginable, yet with hard work, tenacity, and grit, she blazed a path for all women. Justice Ginsburg's friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia was an example of rising above ideological differences and finding common good in … Continue Reading


09.18.20

Senator Perdue, Secretary Carson Visit Georgia Opportunity Zone

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located in an Atlanta Opportunity Zone, and held a roundtable discussion with business and community leaders on Georgia's 260 federal Opportunity Zones. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Working with President Trump, we created federal Opportunity Zones to drive private investment int… Continue Reading


09.15.20

Senator David Perdue On Historic UAE-Israel-Bahrain Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today applauded the signing of the Abraham Accords, an agreement to normalize diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates, Israel, and Bahrain. "When I was first elected to the Senate, I made it a priority to take my first international trip to Israel and reaffirm U.S. support for the alliance. Similarly, when President Trump got to the White House, he too prioritized restoring thi… Continue Reading


09.10.20

Georgia Receives Federal Grant To Widen State Route 96

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced that Georgia will receive a $22 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to widen State Route 96 in Twiggs County. The project will expand State Route 96 from two lanes to four lanes and add a grass median on approximately seven miles between I-16 and SR 87/US 23/US 129. "As a transportation hub, Georgia is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve safety and efficiency on our roadways," said Senator David P… Continue Reading


09.10.20

Senator Perdue: Republicans Focused On Real Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's targeted relief bill, which was blocked by Democrats: "When the COVID-19 crisis began, we took quick, bipartisan action to protect public health and support American workers and businesses. While we still have more work to do, our efforts are clearly paying off. 10.6 million jobs have been brought back since the pandemic started. In Georgia, the CARES Act and other relief packages provided our state with $46 billion in… Continue Reading


09.10.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Targeted Relief On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Maria Bartiromo on Mornings With Maria to discuss the Senate's targeted relief bill to continue helping our hospitals, schools, small businesses, and impacted individuals get through these unprecedented times. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Additional Targeted Relief: "After we compromised to get the CARES Act done in a true bipartisan way a few months ago, what we're seeing now from the other side is just ou… Continue Reading


09.04.20

New VA Clinic Coming To Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today welcomed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie to Georgia, where the Secretary announced the establishment of a new VA clinic in downtown Columbus. Veterans will be able to receive expanded services at the new Columbus Downtown VA Clinic (CDVAC), which is expected to be completed in early 2021. This is in addition to the Columbus Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), set to be com… Continue Reading


09.03.20

PHOTOS: Senator David Perdue Working For Georgians

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today shared photos of his recent travels across the state of Georgia. Senator Perdue met with military, small business, and healthcare leaders and heard how the CARES Act is working in local communities. Click here to download the full gallery. Macon - Meeting with Robins Air Force Base leadership and receiving a briefing on maintenance and training operations. Atlanta - Joining Georgia Chamber's all-virtual annual Congressional Luncheon for … Continue Reading


09.01.20

WTAS: Small Businesses Praise Senator Perdue’s Strong Leadership During COVID-19

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue shared several stories of Georgia small businesses and non-profit organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to help their keep workers employed during the COVID-19 crisis. Senator Perdue recently met with small business owners who received PPP loans in Doraville, Valdosta, Smyrna, and Dalton. A sponsor of the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act, Senator Perdue is working across the aisle to streamline fo… Continue Reading


08.27.20

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Hearing From Georgians

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following video highlighting his recent travels across the state of Georgia. Senator Perdue met with small business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in Doraville, Valdosta, Smyrna, and Dalton, toured Northeast Georgia Medical Center, and received briefings at Robins Air Force Base and Moody Air Force Base. He also toured a Gainesville manufacturing plant, got an up-close look at progress on the Savannah Harbo… Continue Reading


08.25.20

Senator David Perdue: Savannah Port Project On Track For Completion

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently visited the Port of Savannah and toured a working dredge to get a firsthand look at progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Once completed, the port will be able to accommodate larger, Post-Panamax ships and will contribute an additional $282 million to the economy every year. Working with the Trump Administration, Senator Perdue and the Georgia congressional delegation have secured full federal funding for SHEP for four… Continue Reading


08.24.20

Senator David Perdue: CARES Act Is Working For Georgians

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Scott Slade on Atlanta's Morning News to discuss how the CARES Act is working for Georgians. Highlights: Hearing From Georgians: "I've been around the state over the last few months visiting with people who received PPP loans down in Valdosta, here in Atlanta, over in Smyrna. I was in Gainesville last week at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center and looked at how our first responders have responded to COVID-19 and what their experiences h… Continue Reading


08.20.20

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Talks CARES Act Success

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Georgia Public Broadcasting's Stephen Fowler about how he's traveling the state, meeting with Georgians, and hearing how the CARES Act is having a positive impact in local communities. Senator Perdue met with small business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, toured Northeast Georgia Medical Center, received briefings at Robins Air Force Base and Moody Air Force Base, and got an up-close look at progress on the S… Continue Reading


08.19.20

Senator David Perdue Shares PPP Success Story At Dalton Special Needs Center

DALTON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today visited Cross Plains Community Partner, a nonprofit organization serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in Dalton, Georgia. Senator Perdue heard how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has allowed Cross Plains to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic and personally met with several individuals who were placed in jobs through Cross Plains. The Senator also visited Georgia Northwestern Technical College, wh… Continue Reading


08.19.20

Senator David Perdue Holds Small Business Roundtable In Smyrna

SMYRNA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today met with Georgia small business owners and nonprofit organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to help bridge the gap during the COVID-19 pandemic. The "Business During Coronavirus" roundtable, hosted by Vinings Bank in Smyrna, included representatives from AMK Energy, The School Box, Wade Ford, Sojourn Church, and Brokers Unlimited. Each of these organizations received a PPP loan through Vinings Bank. Click here or … Continue Reading


08.18.20

Senator David Perdue: Georgia Children’s Hospitals Receive CARES Act Funding

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announced that Georgia children's hospitals received over $33 million from the Provider Relief Fund. These funds from the bipartisan CARES Act will help to ensure children's hospitals receive relief proportional to other hospitals across the nation and providers caring for children are able to continue operating safely in some of our most vulnerable communities. "Georgia is home to some of the nation's best children's hospitals and they have proven… Continue Reading

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